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gourmet granola served on top of vegan yoghurt in glass serving dishes.
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Healthy Gourmet Vegan Chocolate Granola

This homemade granola is truly delicious and chocolately. It's gourmet but without refined oils and sugar. Perfect for breakfast, snacking or even as part of a dessert. Easy to make with no complicated techniques!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, brunch, Dessert
Cuisine: American, british
Keyword: chocolate granola, healthy granola, homemade granola, vegan granola
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 217kcal
Author: Vanessa Sturman

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 230 g oats use gluten-free if desired
  • 70 g sunflower seeds or any other seed
  • 100 g nuts broken up, like walnuts, brazil nuts or hazelnuts
  • 25 g coconut flakes or dessicated coconut
  • 2 tablespoon coconut palm sugar leave out if desired, or use brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon cacao powder use cocoa powder if you want
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 120 ml aquafaba water from a tin/can of chickpeas

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 160°C / 320°F / Gas Mark 3.
  • Put all the ingredients in a bowl (except the aquafaba/chickpea water).
  • Pour the aquafaba over the mixture and combine. Make sure all of the mix is coated with the aquafaba (this will help it clump together and give it crunch). You could use your hands for making sure it's really well combined.
  • Line 2 trays with greaseproof paper / baking parchment.
  • Spread the granola mixture across the lined trays.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the mixture is crunchy. Halfway through, swap the trays round on the shelves, and give the mixture a stir. Keep an eye on them near the end to make sure they don’t burn. You want a nice crunchy texture.
  • Once cooked, leave the granola to cool. Once cool, it can be stored in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 242mg | Potassium: 218mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2mg